Croft Alumna Visiting Speaker: Amy Mahoney
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 7 pm - The Joseph C. Bancroft Conference Room (Croft 107)
Croft alumna Amy Mahoney will speak at the Croft Institute on at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. She will speak about on her current role as the Head of the Counter-Trafficking and Protection Unit with the International Office for Migration (IOM) in Washington, D.C. She will also discuss her experience with the Croft Institute and how it prepared her for her current position.
Amy Mahoney is the Head of the Counter-Trafficking and Protection Unit for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Washington, DC. Going on thirteen years with IOM, Ms. Mahoney has been involved with a variety of projects and institutional initiatives that focus on counter-trafficking in persons and assistance to vulnerable migrants. Her current portfolio includes the management of global projects that provide technical assistance and capacity building for governments and NGOs, training for law enforcement and judiciary, and direct assistance for victims of trafficking, unaccompanied children, and other vulnerable migrants. Her current institutional level focuses include trafficking and exploitation as it relates to health, as well as crisis and emergency settings. During her time at IOM, she has led the development of IOM’s Counter-Trafficking Training Modules and Performance Indicator Handbook for Counter-Trafficking Programs, as well as the Exploratory Assessment on Trafficking in Persons in Trinidad and Tobago. Her previous responsibilities within IOM included coordinating the Caribbean regional project on counter-trafficking, and serving as case manager for a program that assists foreign victims of human trafficking found in the United States.
Croft lectures are free and open to the public.